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Jacques Sprenger

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How To Discipline Modern Children

Our present day children, those born after 1990, have lived through extraordinary times if we measure their experience against their parents’. Yes, they grew in a home with television just like .
(January 15, 2009)
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Friendship and Bullies

He came in the first day looking scared; he was now in high school and the kids were much bigger than in middle school. “Were they going to beat up on him, take his lunch money and publicly ..
(August 30, 2008)
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The Story of Yadira

Yadira (not her real name) came to my high school in August of 2006 from her middle school with a reputation as a troublemaker. As a special education teacher, I was asked to add her to my roster of ..
(August 04, 2008)
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Discipline, Punishment and Students

Our modern lifestyle has caused many parents to place their children in the care of others or to simply neglect them. As a high school teacher, I receive the tail end of 15 years of such practices ..
(August 06, 2008)
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Happiness Or the Pursuit of a Good Life

Our purpose in life is generally thought to be determined by religious beliefs. Since the vast majority of human beings pray to a higher power (or powers), it stands to reason to dismiss those who ..
(June 09, 2008)
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The Pursuit of Happiness

The phrase comes straight from the Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson. We are human and therefore feel that happiness is one of our basic rights. Maybe, but don't rely on the government .
(June 11, 2008)
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Religion and State

Even though the Constitution only mentions that the State shall not establish one religion over any other or force people to join a specific faith, some groups have tried to reinclude prayer in ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Solving Discipline Problems in Children

Few experts in education would disagree that modern children lack proper discipline. One of the many causes lies in the new role that women play in society. They work outside the home and spend ..
(July 28, 2008)
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Who Would Make a Better President?

Even though Senator McCain has a long and illustrious career as a politician, this very same factor is sufficient to disqualify him as a good potential candidate for President. His years as a POW ..
(July 29, 2008)
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Chasing Happiness

"You, Antiphon, would seem to suggest that happiness consists of luxury and extravagance; I hold a different creed. To have no wants at all is, to my mind, an attribute of Godhead"  (Socrates)* ..
(July 30, 2008)
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